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Firefighters Battling Forest Blaze Stop to Rescue Five Wolf Pups Abandoned By Their Parents
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, Kenai Peninsula, Funny River, firefighters, inferno, wolf, pups, cubs )

Evelyn
- 108 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Alaskan firefighters on the Kenai Peninsula at Funny River, stopped battling inferno when they heard yelping. Discovered & rescue 5 dehydrated wolf pups in a den, had all suffered a run-in with a porcupine, needing quills removed from their tiny bodies
Experts 'Guardedly Optimistic' About Rescued Baby Beluga
Offbeat  (tags: seperated, mother, baby, beluga, Alaska SeaLife Center, Bristol Bay, Alaska, guardedly optimistic, goodnews )

BarbCat
- 797 days ago - weather.aol.com
SEWARD, Alaska (AP) - Marine mammal specialists from across the country have descended on an Alaska aquarium to help care for a baby beluga whale that became separated from its mother shortly after its birth.
Photographer Charged With Feeding Bears. Does Alaska Have a New 'Bear Man'?
Offbeat  (tags: alaska, bear man, photographer, wildife, caring feeding bears, charges )

Simone
- 1171 days ago - alaskadispatch.com
Another Alaska bear whisperer has been exposed, this time on the outskirts of the capital city of Juneau. As with world-famous "bear man" Charlie Vandergaw from the Yentna River valley west of Anchorage, 65-year-old Arnold W. Hanger -- "Arnie'' to all
Keep the Alaskan Forest Wild - Take Action Today
Offbeat  (tags: Alaska, mystical place, conservation )

Tarequl
- 1431 days ago - therainforestsite.com
The Alaskan Tongass forest is a mystical place that's home to babbling brooks and precious animal habitats.
Alaska Sues Federal Government Over Beluga Whale Population's Endangered Listing
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, beluga whales, lawsuit, Alaska )

Cher
- 1557 days ago - latimesblogs.latimes.com
The state of Alaska filed a lawsuit last Friday seeking to overturn the listing of beluga whales in Cook Inlet, home to the Port of Anchorage, as an endangered species
Alaska German Shepherd Leads Trooper to Burning House - Video Included
Offbeat  (tags: german shepherd, burning house, clever, intelligent, lead troopers to house, alaska )

Simone
- 1606 days ago - examiner.com
Troopers had been notified of an explosion and fire at the home of Ben Heinrichs, 23, but the responding officer's patrol car GPS system was not functioning properly. Thankfully, Buddy, the faithful German shepherd, took matters into his own paws.
The Lost Frontier
Offbeat  (tags: lost frontier, alaska, predators, destroyed, hunted down, wolves, massacred, politics, science, destruction, tragedy )

Simone
- 1644 days ago - defenders.org
Under the direction of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG), private airplanes and state-leased helicopters are used to chase down and kill wolves over six areas, totaling more than 67,000 square miles
GOT ETHICS? AMERICAN HUNTERS--TEN; ALASKA/IDAHO--ZERO
Offbeat  (tags: american huntesr, alaska, aerial wolf killing protests, outrage )

Simone
- 1779 days ago - gather.com
A number of times now, American hunters have brought themselves and their sport great honor by refusing to be part of Alaska's aerial wolf shooting program. This has been reported at least twice in the Wall Street Journal. The reason the hunters' cite
Tina Fey Making Plans For Aerial Wolf Hunt
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wolves, aerial hunting, Sarah Palin, Tina Fey, Alaska, April fools )

Cher
- 1993 days ago - ecorazzi.com
Friends close to Fey say they're now being forced to take drastic action in the wake of her announcement that she's planning to aerially hunt wolves next week in Alaska. "We need to cleanse Tina's soul before it's too late," said Ashley Judd.
Poet Sylvia Plath's Son Commits Suicide in Alaska
Offbeat  (tags: Nicholas Hughes, suicide, poets, Sylvia Plath, Ted Hughs, Alaska )

David
- 2002 days ago - boston.com
FAIRBANKS, Alaska--Nicholas Hughes, the son of poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughs, has killed himself, 46 years after his mother committed suicide and almost 40 years to the day after his stepmother, Assia Wevill, did the same. He was 47.
Alaska Sea Otters Gain Habitat Protection
Offbeat  (tags: Sea Otters, Alaska, endangered species, endangered animals, animalrights, endangered, environment, habitat, protection, wildanimals, wildanimals, wildlife, oceans, Alaska, Bering Sea, Habitat )

Laurel
- 2098 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
ANCHORAGE, Alaska-- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today proposed designating 5,879 square miles of nearshore waters along the Aleutian Islands, Bering Sea and Alaska Peninsula as critical habitat for threatened sea otters in southwest Alaska.
Another Sarah Palin Poll Needs Our Help
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, airplane, politician, alaska, Palin, "non sequitur but what the hell" )

Clever
- 2178 days ago - sodahead.com
This one only has 12 votes! but 6 of them say Sarah's great. It's a non sequitur tale of a state senator's drunken rampage on an airplane which asks at the end, "Does this make you think twice about Alaskan politicians in leadership positions?" Rovesque
Teens, Their Dogs, and An Amazing Race
Offbeat  (tags: Jr. Iditarod, Alaska, dog sledding )


- 2400 days ago - csmonitor.com
For kids: The Jr. Iditarod sled-dog race gives teens a taste of adventure in the Alaskan wilderness.
That's a LOTTA Gas!
Offbeat  (tags: cabbage, giant cabbage, Alaska )

RC
- 2570 days ago - juneauempire.com
Someone in Alaska grew an 87.7 pound cabbage - and he isn't a Sour Kraut!
Weapon From 1800s Found in Whale
Offbeat  (tags: whales, bowhead, hunting, whaling, alaska )

Chrissy
- 2650 days ago - theage.com.au
A fragment of a lance used by commercial whalers in the 1800s was found in a massive bowhead whale caught off Alaska last month, suggesting it may be more than a century old, US officials say.
 

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